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Old 01-27-2012, 12:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Fuel pump replacement

1998 Ford Taurus GL , 160,000 miles needs a fuel pump. How many hours would a garage charge for the labor? Service area of Massachusetts.

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Old 01-27-2012, 03:26 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Motors time guide says 1.7 hours. So around the 2-2.5 hour mark should be what to expect from most shops.
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Old 01-27-2012, 03:41 PM   #3 (permalink)
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You're looking at around $1000 to $1200 to have it done by Ford service dep'ts
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Old 01-27-2012, 04:27 PM   #4 (permalink)
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It cost about $750 to replace the fuel pump in my Mom's 99 Sable at a Ford dealer.
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Old 01-27-2012, 04:52 PM   #5 (permalink)
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wow.... i guess i should advertize for doing fuel pumps...
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Old 01-27-2012, 05:14 PM   #6 (permalink)
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wow.... i guess i should advertise for doing fuel pumps...
Yea, you can call yourself "pump and go".
Whoops, some else already calls a convenience store chain that
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lol... pump for less
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Old 01-27-2012, 08:29 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Just changed the fuel filter in anticipation of taking the Taurus to an independent service garage who will supply the labor (2 1/2 hrs.) and was told it would be less than $200. I purchased the entire complete fuel pump assembly, CarQuest E2198M for less than $95.(closeout) I am in the process of using the car as much as I can to reduce the fuel in the tank.

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